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22
Oct

How Giving Back Gives You a Stronger Recovery

Whether you are well into your recovery or newly sober, giving back to others is an important aspect of the recovery process. Serving others will not only make you feel good about yourself, but it will also greatly increase your chance of long-term sobriety. Giving Back – The First Step Throughout the recovery process, many...
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illustration of brain and brain chemistry
09
Oct

How Does Addiction Affect the Human Brain?

Weighing approximately three pounds, the human brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It regulates all of your body’s functions and is at the center of all of your activities. It shapes how you behave and what you feel and think. In essence, your brain is who you are. The Brain and...
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closeup of Black couple holding hands - suicide and addiction
21
Sep

Suicide: A Hidden Risk of Addiction

When a person takes their first alcoholic drink or uses their first drug, they are probably not contemplating suicide. But for many people, the first drink or drug use is the beginning of a life of substance abuse and addiction. When someone is addicted to drugs or alcohol, they are at increased risk of suicide....
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two men talking over coffee outdoors - sponsors
09
Sep

The Importance of Choosing the Right Sponsor in Recovery

For most people in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction, being part of a 12-Step program such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) plays a very important role in their long-term success. An essential component in all 12-Step programs is sponsorship. Choosing the right sponsor can be a key element in maintaining...
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03
Sep

How Do 12-Step Programs Benefit Addiction Recovery?

Since its beginning in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has played an essential role in the lives of many people in recovery from alcohol addiction. In the years that followed, additional 12-Step groups, such as Cocaine Anonymous (CA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), were developed and have become an important resource for those recovering from an addiction...
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senior man drinking alcohol at home - binge drinking
20
Aug

What Is Binge Drinking?

In the United States, one of the most common patterns of alcohol overuse is binge drinking. In fact, of all the alcohol people consume, over fifty percent is served while those people are binge drinking. But many people do not understand what binge drinking is or believe that they are engaging in it. Binge Drinking...
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illustration of man trapped in pill bottle with white pills - benzodiazepine addiction
05
Aug

Benzodiazepine Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, and Effects

A class of anti-anxiety medication, benzodiazepines are usually prescribed for anxiety, seizures, insomnia, muscle relaxation, and acute alcohol withdrawal. In addition, according to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), they are also often prescribed off-label for depression, restless leg syndrome, and many other conditions. These commonly prescribed medications have the potential...
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hand holding white wooden block with black number 5 painted on it - relapse prevention
21
Jul

Five Helpful Tips to Prevent Relapse

Whether you have been clean and sober for weeks or years, it is essential that you know the signs of a potential relapse and have the coping skills you need to prevent it. Recovering from alcohol or drug addiction is a long-term process. In rehab, you learned the tools you needed to get clean and...
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pretty young woman sitting cross-legged on couch at home, meditating - types of meditation
12
Jul

Six Types of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

For thousands of years, meditation has been an important spiritual practice in many cultures. However, meditation can be practiced apart from any religious beliefs, and many people today use it for the variety of ways it can support well-being. In the world of addiction recovery, meditation can help people establish a healthy balance that supports...
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